Andy Currier

Junior Research Associate

Andy is a Junior Research Associate supporting the Institute’s work on land rights, food sovereignty and international development.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs with a concentration in Global Environment and Resources. Andy’s past research experience centers on evaluating strategies for developing countries to adapt to the impacts of climate change with a focus on agroecology and sustainable seed systems.

Before his Master’s, Andy spent multiple summers working in Malawi on a variety of youth, health, and agriculture projects in addition to working at the USAID Bureau of Food Security Service Center and interning at Landesa. He graduated with honors from Colby College in 2016, double majoring in Government and Environmental Policy.